Trip Introduction: 15 Days Annapurna Base Camp Trek 2022/2023- Exciting, Popular, Beautiful and Panoramic Trekking in Annapurna
Annapurna Base Camp is one of the most beautiful treks and probably one of the best in the world. 15 Days Annapurna Base Camp Trekking is nature’s fairy tale scripted with stunning scenery ancient cultures and snow-capped peaks. The hike through to the Himalayas is incomparable by any other treks in Nepal. During these 15 days of the incredible experiential trekking journey, you’ll get to see thirteen peaks above 8000m. The idyllic Gurung villages are adorned with beautiful pouring waterfalls, green pastures and captivating Rhododendron forests. The stunning views of Mount Machapuchare (22,943 ft.), Mount Dhulagiri (26,794 ft.) and Mount Annapurna South (26,545 ft.) weaves a magic. It is one of a kind trekking experience for you to be in.
A sublime trekking journey into the Himalayas- Expect the excitingly unexpected
The Annapurna Base Camp Trekking Tour trail is a fun filled adventure blended delightfully into natures amazing variations. A journey of great insights into the sublime nature and unparalleled cultural heritage of the tiny Himalayan country called Nepal. It introduces you to the diverse ethnic group’s culture and alpine vegetation forest and wildlife.
Annapurna base camp trek is one of Nepal’s classic moderate treks which take you to the base of the tallest mountains. It is a comparatively easier than the iconic Everest base camp. The best thing about it is that it can be done in a short time and more easy to do.
The 15 Days Annapurna Base Camp Trek begins from Nayapul. It is a thrilling and a fascinating journey set on a well-trodden path through small villages. You will be always accompanied by terraced farmlands, spectacular forests on its way up to the glaciated alpine zones at the higher elevations. A peep into the traditional village’s ethnic communities of Gurungs and Magar community is a bonus.
From an early morning sunrise at Poon Hill, rhododendron blooms to the snow-capped peaks of the Annapurna & Dhaulagiri Mountains it’s awe-inspiring. The trail that follows is all about quaint cultural happenings that make up the surroundings we enter the alpine circuit.
Reaching the Machhapuchhre Base Camp en route to the Annapurna Base Camp trekking destination is quite an achievement. From here the lively amphitheatre like views of Annapurna I (8090 m), Annapurna South (7222 m), the fishtail Machapuchhre (6993 m), and Hiunchuli (6441 m) is overwhelmingly delicious.
Bedazzled by these exciting views we then retrace back to Nayapul. Trekking Planner Inc. takes you on a roller coaster of a trek in the terrains that goes up and down.
Is the Annapurna Base Camp Trek the right kind of trip for me? Good to know before you decide
There are 10 days of strenuous trekking on this trip. You’ll be trekking 5-7 hours each day and at altitudes well over the 4000 metres mark sometimes. So always take altitude sickness into account for your safety.
It’s very important if you have an average fitness and health levels the trip will be the best one for you at all times. While on trek the trekking lodges, known as teahouses, have only basic facilities. Hot water may not always be available and may cost extra, so as the access to electricity points for charging devices. You may get Wi-Fi facilities at some locations, but network connections and signal might be weaker.
As the trek is set outdoors this makes it unpredictable and uncertain. In case of high risk weather conditions the trip is likely to run on an amended itinerary.
Is the Annapurna Base Camp trek safe?
Yes, Annapurna Base Camp Trekking is absolutely safe but with timely preparation and care. Be reminded though that trekking is an adventure sport that comes with seen and unforeseen risks. Trekking Planners trek team is always well equipped to tackle with any kind of accidents if it occurs. We take great care in designing our treks and itineraries to ensure safety on the trek is prioritized and looked after.
Which is the best season to visit the Annapurna Base Camp Trekking region?
The Annapurna Base Camp Trek is an all season trekking circuit that sees adventures throughout the year. Looking for quaint and less frequented paths than summer or monsoon season is the best. In the summer/monsoon (June, July, and August), the temperature ranges between 19°C/66.2°F to 4°C/39.2°F which results in strong haze from the sun and heavy rainfall.
Ideally the best and the popular season is the autumn (fall) or spring to be at the Annapurna region. The average temperature ranges between 12-21 degrees Celsius. The days are generally long and warm while the nights are comparatively cooler. It is one of the best times to witness the green cultivable fields, and the flora and fauna on the trails.
The winter months of December to February, the weather is extremely cold and unbearable. The temperature ranges between 9.3°C/48.74°F to -20°C/-4°F. It poses posing all kinds of difficulty for trekking. This is the time which is overlooked by novice trekkers.
What kind of accommodation will i get during the trek?
You will get a three star accommodation in Kathmandu and in Pokhara. During the trekking days the accommodation will be very simple and basic based on a twin sharing basis. We spend the night at lodges and guesthouses. If lucky we might get attached bathrooms. Trekking Planner Inc. always tries its best to provide you with a grade accommodation up into the mountains.
Final Take on the Annapurna Base Camp Trekking in Nepal
Annapurna base camp trekking trail is one of Nepal’s classic moderate treks which take you to the base of the tallest mountains. We know the ins and outs of this trekking trail due to our fleet of experienced guides. Join us and discover why our Annapurna Base Camp Hiking Trek Tour is by far one of the best treks in the world.